From time to time I will post roundups or lists of my favorites restaurants, food shops or dishes. I'll tell you where I really go. What's worth a splurge. Where you'll find chefs late at night. Breakfast Priorities. Favorite haunts of other food writer friends. Ice cream Worth the Detour. Watch for more.
October 6, 2015 | Favorites
Bacon and Baby Kale-Stuffed Pork Roast
With the world’s easiest pan gravy and a few small flourishes, this stuffed pork dish is perfect for entertaining. The bacon in the stuffing adds smokiness and the pomegranate seed garnish gives a pop of bright sweetness for the perfect balance of flavors. I seal the seam with toothpicks and cook everything in one pan.
August 24, 2015 | Favorites
Pucker Up, Squash!
Conquer your zucchini before it conquers you...
May 28, 2015 | Favorites
Roasted Summer Vegetable Salad
Growing up in Virginia, summer barbeques were serious business and potato salad seemed to adorn every table. However, I always worried that mayonnaise sitting out in the hot southern sun might make people ill. This roasted summer salad with a light lemon caper vinaigrette is the perfect solution...
December 30, 2013 | Favorites
A Winter Soup That Stretches
A hearty vegetable soup with holiday feasting leftovers: If you don’t have a turkey, buy some chicken wings...
September 16, 2013 | Favorites
Shrimp Mango Seviche by Penny Drue Baird
Penny Drue Baird served a tangy toss of mango and cooked shrimp in precious martini glasses at a birthday dinner for women friends
January 5, 2013 | Favorites
My Highs of 2012
We gather to worship spit-roasted short ribs – a giant slab of blackened ends, fatty fissures and juicy tendrils of meat, gift wrapped with green olives, onion petals, walnuts and horseradish, a tangle of bitter and sharp and sweet…
May 24, 2010 | Favorites
A Collection of My Twitters
Many Insatiable readers avoid Twitter.com like the plague. But just in case you’re interested in my concise thoughts, here’s a small archive.